Senior Management Team

Lloyd Dunn,

Lloyd Dunn

Chief Executive Officer

Lloyd Dunn has 38 years' experience in the transportation industry.

He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Tuffnells Parcel Express Limited, which he led through a significant turnaround before it was sold to Connect Group in 2014. Prior to that, he was a founding member of Nightfreight Plc, the logistics company, with founder, Russell Black. Nightfreight Plc was admitted to the Official List of the London Stock Exchange in 1994, and Lloyd remained as an Executive Director until its sale to private equity in 2001.

David Mulligan,

David Mulligan

Chief Financial Officer

David has over 20 years of experience in senior financial positions in a number of listed companies.  

He was most recently CFO at Hornby plc, where he was involved in delivering the restructuring and turnaround of the business. The major part of his career was at Morgan Sindall Group plc, the construction and regeneration group, which he joined in 1997. He became CFO in 2004, a position  he held until his departure in 2013. He was also Divisional Finance Director at Renewi plc (formerly Shanks Group), the international waste management business. David qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young in 1995.

Paul Ibbetson,

Paul Ibbetson

Managing Director - DX Freight

Paul Ibbetson has 28 years' experience in the transportation industry.

He was previously Operations Director of Tuffnells Parcel Express, where he was a key member of the management team responsible for a significant turnaround of the company prior to its sale to Connect Group in 2014. Before Tuffnells, he held various senior operational and commercial roles at Target Express and Business Post.

Martin Illidge,

Martin Illidge

Managing Director - DX Express

With over 25 years’ experience in the parcel and mail sector, Martin’s career has seen him in senior management positions with Target Express and City Link prior to joining DX.

Martin commenced his career with Target Express in 1990 working in various management positions across the UK. Following the sale of Target Express to Rentokil Initial Plc in 2006, he assumed Regional Management roles in City Link and was a Regional Director when he left to join DX in 2010.

Martin joined the DX team as Regional Director for the North region in January 2011 and was responsible for the delivery of business strategy, objectives and performance throughout the regional structure. Following 5 years in this position Martin became Operations Director in 2016 before taking the position of Managing Director in April 2018.

Kerensa Leatherland,

Kerensa Leatherland

Personnel Director

Kerensa has a HR career spanning 25 years and joined DX in January 2016 as Head of HR Services before moving to the Personnel Director role in April 2018.

Kerensa has held senior HR positions with Pepsico, Dixons Stores Group, Marks & Spencer, Astra Zeneca and, prior to joining DX, was HR Director for ResourceBank Recruitment.

Kerensa is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development and has led generalist and specialist HR functions across UK and Global blue chip companies.  She completed her Masters in Strategic Human Resources Management at Nottingham Trent University in 2008. Kerensa is currently responsible for shaping the Strategic & Operational People agenda for the DX Group.

Michael Sherry,

Michael Sherry

IT Director

Michael Sherry leads IT for the group, with overall responsibility for IT Services, Software and Solutions Development, Business Information and Information Security.

His IT career spans 29 years, working in all key IT disciplines and specifically in the Freight and Parcels sector since the age of 19.

Mike began his DX journey as Director of IT for DX Freight in 2012 before joining the Operating Board as IT Director in November 2017 with a focus on strategic development of our systems delivered through agile principles, to maintain pace in the fast moving sector.

Mike and the team are currently working on a full pipeline of product and capability enhancements, as well as innovations across all aspects of the DX Group.

Kevin Galligan,

Kevin Galligan

Director of Document Exchange UK and DX Ireland

Having worked in television and media for 10 years, Kevin left Windmill Lane to join DX. Since 2001 Kevin has lead the team at DX Ireland and during this period there has been strong EBITDA and revenue growth. In 2018, Kevin was appointed Director of Document Exchange UK with P&L responsibility for the DX Exchange business unit in the UK. His time is split between the two business with strong management teams in both Ireland and the UK.

Kevin has a primary degree in Marketing and an MBS in International Marketing. More recently, Kevin undertook an Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School.

John Boyle,

John Boyle

Operations Manager

John joined DX Ireland in June 2013 as General Manager. He has a CPC in National Road Haulage and brings with him almost 20 years' experience in the Irish Transport Industry having previously worked for Business Post (now UK Mail) Target Express Ireland and more recently Nightline.

Philip Honer,

Philip Honer

Financial Controller

Philip joined DX in April 2008 as Financial Controller and is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants having qualified in 1991. Prior to joining DX, Philip was Financial Director with PI Pneumatics Ltd. Philip worked with PI Pneumatics for 20 years having started as an accounting technician and he was part of the Senior Management Team for over 15 years.

Meet the Irish Executive Team

Lloyd Dunn,

Lloyd Dunn

Chief Executive Officer

Lloyd Dunn has 38 years' experience in the transportation industry.

He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Tuffnells Parcel Express Limited, which he led through a significant turnaround before it was sold to Connect Group in 2014. Prior to that, he was a founding member of Nightfreight Plc, the logistics company, with founder, Russell Black. Nightfreight Plc was admitted to the Official List of the London Stock Exchange in 1994, and Lloyd remained as an Executive Director until its sale to private equity in 2001.

David Mulligan,

David Mulligan

Chief Financial Officer

David has over 20 years of experience in senior financial positions in a number of listed companies.  

He was most recently CFO at Hornby plc, where he was involved in delivering the restructuring and turnaround of the business. The major part of his career was at Morgan Sindall Group plc, the construction and regeneration group, which he joined in 1997. He became CFO in 2004, a position  he held until his departure in 2013. He was also Divisional Finance Director at Renewi plc (formerly Shanks Group), the international waste management business. David qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young in 1995.

Paul Ibbetson,

Paul Ibbetson

Managing Director - DX Freight

Paul Ibbetson has 28 years' experience in the transportation industry.

He was previously Operations Director of Tuffnells Parcel Express, where he was a key member of the management team responsible for a significant turnaround of the company prior to its sale to Connect Group in 2014. Before Tuffnells, he held various senior operational and commercial roles at Target Express and Business Post.

Martin Illidge,

Martin Illidge

Managing Director - DX Express

With over 25 years’ experience in the parcel and mail sector, Martin’s career has seen him in senior management positions with Target Express and City Link prior to joining DX.

Martin commenced his career with Target Express in 1990 working in various management positions across the UK. Following the sale of Target Express to Rentokil Initial Plc in 2006, he assumed Regional Management roles in City Link and was a Regional Director when he left to join DX in 2010.

Martin joined the DX team as Regional Director for the North region in January 2011 and was responsible for the delivery of business strategy, objectives and performance throughout the regional structure. Following 5 years in this position Martin became Operations Director in 2016 before taking the position of Managing Director in April 2018.

Kerensa Leatherland,

Kerensa Leatherland

Personnel Director

Kerensa has a HR career spanning 25 years and joined DX in January 2016 as Head of HR Services before moving to the Personnel Director role in April 2018.

Kerensa has held senior HR positions with Pepsico, Dixons Stores Group, Marks & Spencer, Astra Zeneca and, prior to joining DX, was HR Director for ResourceBank Recruitment.

Kerensa is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development and has led generalist and specialist HR functions across UK and Global blue chip companies.  She completed her Masters in Strategic Human Resources Management at Nottingham Trent University in 2008. Kerensa is currently responsible for shaping the Strategic & Operational People agenda for the DX Group.

Michael Sherry,

Michael Sherry

IT Director

Michael Sherry leads IT for the group, with overall responsibility for IT Services, Software and Solutions Development, Business Information and Information Security.

His IT career spans 29 years, working in all key IT disciplines and specifically in the Freight and Parcels sector since the age of 19.

Mike began his DX journey as Director of IT for DX Freight in 2012 before joining the Operating Board as IT Director in November 2017 with a focus on strategic development of our systems delivered through agile principles, to maintain pace in the fast moving sector.

Mike and the team are currently working on a full pipeline of product and capability enhancements, as well as innovations across all aspects of the DX Group.

Kevin Galligan,

Kevin Galligan

Director of Document Exchange UK and DX Ireland

Having worked in television and media for 10 years, Kevin left Windmill Lane to join DX. Since 2001 Kevin has lead the team at DX Ireland and during this period there has been strong EBITDA and revenue growth. In 2018, Kevin was appointed Director of Document Exchange UK with P&L responsibility for the DX Exchange business unit in the UK. His time is split between the two business with strong management teams in both Ireland and the UK.

Kevin has a primary degree in Marketing and an MBS in International Marketing. More recently, Kevin undertook an Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School.

John Boyle,

John Boyle

Operations Manager

John joined DX Ireland in June 2013 as General Manager. He has a CPC in National Road Haulage and brings with him almost 20 years' experience in the Irish Transport Industry having previously worked for Business Post (now UK Mail) Target Express Ireland and more recently Nightline.

Philip Honer,

Philip Honer

Financial Controller

Philip joined DX in April 2008 as Financial Controller and is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants having qualified in 1991. Prior to joining DX, Philip was Financial Director with PI Pneumatics Ltd. Philip worked with PI Pneumatics for 20 years having started as an accounting technician and he was part of the Senior Management Team for over 15 years.

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